Comparing Revenue from China’s Major Internet Portals: Tencent Kicking Ass, Sina Not So Much

Ask any Chinese net user to name the sites they spend their time on and you’ll probably come across a few — perhaps all — ...

  • May 23, 2012
  • at 5:45 pm
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Plants vs Zombies Great Wall Edition Hits China, Shakes You Down For Small Change

The new Chinese-themed Plants vs Zombies Great Wall Edition has arrived, bringing new scenes and levels to PopCap’s popular gaming tit...

  • May 23, 2012
  • at 4:45 pm
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Xfire Ready for Asian Push, Partners with SEA Gaming

Xfire, a California- and Shanghai-based online community platform that offers social tools to PC gamers, is partnering up with Southeast Asi...

  • May 23, 2012
  • at 12:20 pm
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Handbag E-Tailer Mbaobao Puts Fourth Round Funding in Its Purse

The specialist Chinese e-commerce site Mbaobao.com, which sells only women’s handbags, has wrapped up a fourth round of funding, accor...

  • May 23, 2012
  • at 11:36 am
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Baidu Wants to Rain All Over Amazon in the Cloud App Engine Battle

Chinese search engine Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) slowly started rolling out its cloud services – along the lines of Amazon Web Services (AWS)...

  • May 22, 2012
  • at 11:20 pm
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88tc88 Receives Investment, Aspires to Bring Legit Western Content to China

Readers may recall late last year we wrote about startup 88tc88, which helps artists and record labels sell their music legally in China. Th...

  • May 22, 2012
  • at 6:45 pm
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Infographic: A quick guide to the Asian startup scene

After six months in Asia, sixteen flights to eight countries, and interviews with over 100 entrepreneurs, investors, and organizers, Kira Ne...

  • May 22, 2012
  • at 5:57 pm
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Learn how to launch a startup in 48 hours at JCI Manila-Mapua Technopreneurship Bootcamp

In cooperation with IdeaSpace and Microsoft powered by the telco Smart, JCI-Manila and Mapua Institute of Technology (Makati) have come up w...

  • May 22, 2012
  • at 4:21 pm
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Philippines Google Technology User Group’s Map Your Town Competition

Early this quarter, more than 500 active mappers and volunteers joined forces across the Philippines in a series of Google Map Maker events ...

  • May 22, 2012
  • at 3:07 pm
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Nine minutes is optimal time spent on daily career management, says LinkedIn

Together with professional social network LinkedIn, personal branding expert William Arruda has identified nine minutes as the optimal time ...

  • May 23, 2012
  • at 5:30 pm
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MSN China Hits 60 Million Readers, Wants to Expand Into E-Commerce

Microsoft’s local portal, MSN China, has revealed that it has grown to 50 to 60 million active monthly users in the country, as it con...

  • May 23, 2012
  • at 2:35 pm
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Video: Entrepreneurs need to have empathy with their customers

Empathy is an underrated trait that entrepreneurs need to have. It helps not only in understanding your customers and building a better prod...

  • May 23, 2012
  • at 12:06 pm
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Indian Classifieds Site Quikr Raises $32 Million Funding Round

Indian classifieds website Quikr has announced that it has raised $32 million in its fifth funding round led by private equity firm Warburg ...

  • May 23, 2012
  • at 9:15 am
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SingTel Acquires HungryGoWhere.com for S$12M (US$9.4M)

Is it just me or food-related applications getting much love from the Singapore community of late? We were entirely taken aback when the new...

  • May 22, 2012
  • at 8:18 pm
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SingTel continues shopping spree, acquires HungryGoWhere for US$9.4M

The site, which was started in 2007, has become the most popular food website in Singapore.

  • May 22, 2012
  • at 6:18 pm
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Tencent’s E-Commerce Subsidiary Ready to IPO, But First Needs More Customers

Tencent (HKG:0700), one of China’s largest and oldest web companies, got restructured into six separate units last week so as to make ...

  • May 22, 2012
  • at 4:31 pm
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Tokyo Trains Try Out NFC Advertising

A while ago we wrote about a concept game design that conceived to integrate games into the straps that passengers grip while standing on tr...

  • May 22, 2012
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Chinese Broadband Users Complain of Slow Connection Speeds, Terrible Customer Service

Life for an internet addict can be tough if you’re living somewhere where the fastest available internet connection is 4 Mbps. But it&...

  • May 22, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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